Torn Ear by Geoffrey Malone


Torn Ear by Geoffrey Malone

The wind carried the scent of blood far into the night, while the vixen still pawed at the broken little bodies on the pile of earth. But Torn Ear survives the game-keeper's attack. Slowly his mother introduces him to the fox's world - the skills of hunting and how to avoid danger. Then he is on his own. Until he meets Velvet, and they have cubs of their own. But again man intervenes, and his favourite cub is threatened. Torn Ear must rescue her, but will he escape the clutches of the game-keeper this time?


ELEPHANT BEN: 'An exciting and immensely enjoyable adventure story ... A great read for any young wildlife enthusiast.

'Elephant Ben'

'... definitely the most brilliant book I ever read. It's a definite 10/10!'

, reading for pleasure The School Librarian KIMBA: 'Geoffrey Malone continues to be one of the great specialists of the animal novel.

About the Author

Geoffrey Malone spent most of his childhood in Africa, where he managed to avoid any formal education until the age of eleven. After school in England, he joined the army for sixteen years, then worked and travelled in North America. He became a broadcaster and wrote his first book about his nearest neighbours, a family of beavers: 'Brunner'. He lives happily in London with his wife and their cocker spaniel, Harriett, and advises charities dedicated to the preservation of endangered species. He has won the Children's Book of the Year prize in the French 'Tam-Tam, j'aime lire' competition, and the 'Prix Enfant-Grandparent Europeen', both for 'Torn Ear'. He was also recently shortlisted for the Stockton Award for 'Elephant Ben'.

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160 pages


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Publication date

15th August 2002



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